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Deep Dish Garden Pizza

Here is a picture of my whole wheat deep dish garden pizza. It's loaded with spinach from the garden and the sauce was made entirely from the garden except for salt and olive oil. The garlic, onion, herbs and of course tomatoes were all grown in my backyard. Instead of black pepper, I use […]

Eating with a Smile

Here is an example of how food can make you smile, even when you are 73. A surprise trip to the local ice cream parlor in the middle of winter did the trick!

Stock Cooked From Vegetable Scraps

Here is a picture of the stock I make out of vegetable scraps. Nothing is wasted in my kitchen. This particular batch was made with lots of horseradish skins, left over from Easter Borscht. I also added some chicken backs. It was quite delcious and a great base for soups, sauces and […]

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic scapes are the top part of a softneck garlic plant. Traditionally, these tasty scapes have only been enjoyed by famers and gardeners, but lately the have been popping up at farmer's markets and natural food stores.

The biggest reason I cut off the garlic scapes has to do with the garlic bulb itself. […]

Make Bread with only Flour and Water?

So can you really make bread with only flour and water? The answer is yes, if you have the right flour and the right water.

When I tell people they can make bread with only flour and water, they normally respond that you can't make a true bread without yeast. Well, that is true. But […]

Homemade Stock – a great way to limit waste and save money

What do you do with your onion skins and tomato cores? I hate to throw away anything that can still be used and vegetable waste is no exception. I save all the little odds and ends. Here are a few example of what I save, but this is by no means an exhaustive list:

parsley […]

Blue Potatoes in a Pot

Okay, I guess it doesn't matter that the potatoes are blue, I just prefer them. They get their color from powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins. So they are better for you, yet still have that great potato taste. I grow potatoes every year; I used to put them in my garden but they tend to […]

My Shiny New Eco-Friendly Roof

Ok, so you may ask "what does a roof have to do with food?" A fair question, to be sure. It all started a few years back when I wanted to collect rainwater for my garden. I just couldn't bring myself to water my beautiful organic food with water than ran over an old […]

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